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ANC wants its NEC to have powers to hire and fire public representatives

By: News24Wire      13th December 2017 The African National Congress (ANC) wants its national executive committee (NEC) to have powers to recall its deployees in all spheres of... 

ANC wants its NEC to have powers to hire and fire public representatives
Zimbabwe voters need more time to register after turmoil

Zimbabwe voters need more time to register after turmoil

By: Reuters     13th December 2017 Zimbabwe's political parties want to give voters another two months to sign up for next year's election after political turmoil disrupted the... 

Presidency denies composing state of emergency regulations

Presidency denies composing state of emergency regulations

By: Sashnee Moodley     12th December 2017 The Presidency on Tuesday denied that it had begun drafting regulations for a state of emergency or that President Jacob Zuma had appointed a team... 

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 Africa-Europe migration: 5 ways to find common ground

Africa-Europe migration: 5 ways to find common ground

6th December 2017 Youth and migration will be central to discussions between African and European heads of state at the upcoming AU-EU Summit from 28 to 29 November... 

Africa’s Top 10 most food-secure countries

Africa’s Top 10 most food-secure countries

5th December 2017 Finding enough to eat has been an ages-old challenge for Africans. Against a physical environment often hostile to agricultural and pastoral... 

The EU-Africa summit is now the AU-EU summit. Why the upgrade matters

The EU-Africa summit is now the AU-EU summit. Why the upgrade matters

5th December 2017 African and European heads of government gathered last week in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, for their 5th summit since 2000. For the first time, the... 

History explains why South Africans on the left argue for free passes for the rich

History explains why South Africans on the left argue for free passes for the rich

5th December 2017 In a society like South Africa in which one racial group has dominated another, poor people are ignored in economic debates by those who claim to... 

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The Least Developed Countries Report 2017

The Least Developed Countries Report 2017

23rd November 2017 Unlike the Millennium Development Goals, the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development includes an explicit goal for energy — Sustainable Development... 

Industrialize Africa - Strategies, Policies, Institutions, and Financing

Industrialize Africa - Strategies, Policies, Institutions, and Financing

23rd November 2017 A new report released by the African Development Bank (AfDB) calls for the industrialization of the continent with a focus on smart industrial... 

A promise of tomorrow: the effects of UNHCR and UNICEF cash assistance on Syrian refugees in Jordan

A promise of tomorrow: the effects of UNHCR and UNICEF cash assistance on Syrian refugees in Jordan

22nd November 2017 The more than 658,000 Syrian refugees living in Jordan face a highly uncertain future. They cannot go home, given the ongoing conflict and... 

The future of Banking: A South African perspective

The future of Banking: A South African perspective

21st November 2017 outh Africa’s banking industry is rapidly evolving in response to regulatory changes, economic pressures, technological advances and innovation in... 

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SA: MEC Gwen Ramokgopa on health and emergency medical services state of readiness for the festive season

SA: MEC Gwen Ramokgopa on health and emergency medical services state of readiness for the festive season

13th December 2017 Firstly, I would like to thank all of you for coming to this media briefing. Today, we are here to give an update on our state of readiness for the... 

DA: Mmusi Maimane on  	   State Capture: DA to lay criminal charges of perjury against “grossly remiss” Zuma

DA: Mmusi Maimane on State Capture: DA to lay criminal charges of perjury against “grossly remiss” Zuma

13th December 2017 The Democratic Alliance (DA) welcomes today’s ground-breaking judgment by the North Gauteng High Court, dismissing President Zuma’s spurious... 

SA: Transport Festive Season Message

SA: Transport Festive Season Message

13th December 2017 As we enter the Festive Season, I take this opportunity to thank everyone who made this year a success. The Transport Cluster has had its share of... 

IFP: IFP welcomes Zuma costs judgment

IFP: IFP welcomes Zuma costs judgment

13th December 2017 The Inkatha Freedom Party welcomes the unanimous judgment handed down in the North Gauteng High Court today State which found that President Jacob... 

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Kenya: Important changes to copyright law

Kenya: Important changes to copyright law

20th November 2017 Significant changes will be brought about to Kenyan copyright law through a bill called the Copyright (Amendment) Bill of 2017 (‘the Bill’), which... 

Interdicting disciplinary proceedings: The Labour Court provides guidance on what may constitute exceptional circumstances

Interdicting disciplinary proceedings: The Labour Court provides guidance on what may constitute exceptional circumstances

20th November 2017 When should the Labour Court prevent an employer from exercising its right to take disciplinary action against employees? In Booysen v Minister of... 

Constitutional Court decides in State Information Technology Agency SOC Limited/Gijima Holdings case

Constitutional Court decides in State Information Technology Agency SOC Limited/Gijima Holdings case

20th November 2017 The Constitutional Court this week handed down judgment in a matter that will be of interest to parties who contract with state owned companies. On... 

Various amendments on the Taxation Laws Amendment Bill, 2017

Various amendments on the Taxation Laws Amendment Bill, 2017

16th November 2017 In this article covering the Taxation Laws Amendment Bill, 2017 (TLAB), we discuss amendments to the Income Tax Act, 1962 (ITA) on the contributed... 

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